PENTECOSTAL MOVEMENT OF NEPAL
Pentecostal movement is comprised of independent local churches, and each church is self-governing. The members of the local church have a joint financial and practical responsibility for the operation can be maintained. Pentecostal churches have mainly a collective leadership, and consists of board of trustees and pastors and a body of elders. These act as the church’s board of directors and are elected democratically in the congregation meeting the recommendation of the church leadership. The parish meeting is the church’s highest body. Here also elected leaders of other parts of the church’s activity, giving leaders the confidence and anchoring they deserve to exercise a bold leadership. All major region matters are usually presented to the members of the congregation meeting in the light of a setting and recommendation given by elders of church leadership.
All these local churches meet for central and regional meetings where church leaders gather and where they can also give counsel and advice and recommendations to individual congregations. Among other things this applies to discussion held in leadership conference directed and associated with “annual meeting conference”. “Discussion” is the most representative gathering of ministers and leaders in the Pentecostal movement in Nepal. Here discussed a number of issues of common character.
During the preachers and pastors conference in 2010 “national assembly board for the Pentecostal churches and mission movement in Nepal” was created as a trial. This board will represent the course of motion outward and has been mandated to forward the cases that are pending in discussion or conversation. National assembly board has since changed its name to “apostolic leadership council” in the Pentecostal churches of Nepal, we mean in this context a community of people organized as a congregation and is affiliated with the Pentecostal missions’ movement of Nepal.
The Pentecostal churches movement of federal republic of Nepal, we believe the community of independent churches and congregations affiliated with the Pentecostal movement of Nepal.
Chairman council of the Pentecostal movement in Nepal has been created to lead and represent the Pentecostal movement in Nepal at the national and international level.
Pentecostal churches stand for model or classical and evangelical Christianity with profession of personal faith in Jesus Christ, follow him, and dedication to make him known, believed, loved and followed. Pentecostal teaching and faith emphasizes the individual’s opportunity for a personal relationship with God experienced through the Holy Spirit. Pentecostal faith is one of the largest growing independent churches, organized as a global network and bound together in partnership agreement by an understanding in key Biblical based doctrinal issues.